Past Events

Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society @ CCS 2019

Start:
2019/11/11
End:
2019/11/11
Location:
London, UK
Link:
Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society
Description:

The Information Revolution has thoroughly transformed society. One of the major implications of this technological shift has been a massive increase in the collection, sharing, and analysis of personal data. The goal of this workshop is to discuss the privacy problems that result as well as their solutions. This will be the 18th occurrence of this annual forum, which is held in conjunction with the ACM CCS conference.

IEEE International Conference on Data Mining ICDM 2019

Start:
2019/11/08
End:
2019/11/11
Location:
Beijing, China
Link:
IEEE International Conference on Data Mining
Description:

Aims and Scope

Global Forum on AI for Humanity GFAIH

Start:
2019/10/28
End:
2019/10/30
Location:
3 Mazarine conference centre, Institut de France, Paris, France
Link:
Global Forum on AI for Humanity GFAIH
Description:

The Global Forum on AI for Humanity (GFAIH) takes place in the context of the forthcoming organisation of a Global Partnership on AI (GPAI), as decided at the last G7 summit. It will serve as the formal launch pad for GPAI and will inform GPAI Working Groups’ future agenda.

The GFAIH will gather experts from AI, social sciences, humanities, and engineering, as well as innovators, economic actors, policy makers and civil society representatives in order to:

Soccer Data Challenge 2nd Edition

Start:
2019/10/10
End:
2019/10/11
Location:
Trento, Italy
Link:
Soccer Data Challenge 2nd Edition
Description:

The Soccer Data Challenge is an analytical challenge about soccer organized by CNR, University of Pisa, University of Trento and Gazzetta dello Sport.
The event will be held within the Sport Festival organized by Gazzetta dello Sport in Trento.

8th International Symposium From Data to Models and Back DataMod 2019

Start:
2019/10/07
End:
2019/10/08
Location:
Porto, Portugal
Link:
8th International Symposium From Data to Models and Back DataMod 2019
Description:

DataMod 2019 aims at bringing together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and research institutions interested in the combined application of computational modelling methods with data-driven techniques from the areas of knowledge management, data mining and machine learning. Modelling methodologies of interest include automata, agents, Petri nets, process algebras and rewriting systems.

IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics DSAA 2019

Start:
2019/10/05
End:
2019/10/08
Location:
Washington DC, USA
Link:
The 6th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics
Description:

The IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) features its strong interdisciplinary synergy between statistics (via ASA), computing and information/intelligence sciences (IEEE and ACM), and cross-domain interactions between academia and business for data science. DSAA sets up a high standard for its organizing committee, keynote speeches, submissions to main conference and special sessions, and a competitive rate for paper acceptance.

ECML PKDD Joint International Workshop on Advances in Interpretable Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence & eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining

Start:
2019/09/20
End:
2019/09/20
Location:
Würzburg, Germany
Link:
ECML PKDD Joint International Workshop on Advances in Interpretable Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence & eXplainable K
Description:

In the past decade, we have witnessed the increasing deployment of powerful automated decision-making systems in settings ranging from control of safety-critical systems to face detection on mobile phone cameras. Albeit remarkably powerful in solving complex tasks, these systems are typically completely obscure, i.e., they do not provide any mechanism to understand and explore their behavior and the reasons underlying the decisions taken.

Data Science for Society at WomenCourage 2019

Start:
2019/09/18
End:
2019/09/18
Location:
Graziella Lonardi Buontempo room - MAXXI (National Museum of XXI Century Arts), Rome, Italy
Link:
Data Science for Society at WomenCourage 2019
Description:

The big data arising from the digital breadcrumbs of human activities promise to let us scrutinize the ground truth of individual and collective behaviour at an unprecedented detail and scale.

European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases ECML PKDD

Start:
2019/09/16
End:
2019/09/20
Location:
Würzburg, Germany
Link:
ECML PKDD 2019
Description:

The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases will take place in Würzburg, Germany, from the 16th to the 20th of September 2019

This event is the premier European machine learning and data mining conference and builds upon over 17 years of successful events and conferences held across Europe. 

Data Science Summer School 2019

Start:
2019/09/02
End:
2019/09/06
Location:
Pisa, Italy
Link:
Data Science Summer School 2019
Description:

The Data Science Summer School offers a broad multi-disciplinary perspective on the different pillars of data science, including data mining and big data analytics, machine learning and AI, network science and complex systems, digital ethics, computational social science and applied data science, featuring lectures by high-level international scholars.

Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems - Data Science

Start:
2019/07/19
End:
2019/07/25
Location:
Lipari, Italy
Link:
Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems
Description:

This summer school will provide opportunities to collect experience with modern data analysis, in particular Big Data analytics. This includes subjects to mine data in the Internet of Things. Our main and special guest lectures, which are recognized authorities in such a field, will address such a scope focusing on algorithms, computational models and practical results.

ESME 2019: the PRO-RES Workshop about, Ethics, Privacy and Explainable AI

Start:
2019/07/08
End:
2019/07/09
Location:
Officine Garibaldi, Pisa, Italy
Link:
The PRO-RES Workshop about, Ethics, Privacy and Explainable AI ESME 2019
Description:
Big data analytics and social mining raises a number of ethical issues, especially as companies begin monetizing their data externally for purposes different from those for which the data was initially collected. The scale and ease with which analytics can be conducted today completely changes the ethical framework. We can now do things that were impossible a few years ago, and existing ethical and legal frameworks cannot prescribe what we should do.

Summer School on Computational Misinformation Analysis

Start:
2019/06/25
End:
2019/06/29
Location:
King's College London
Link:
Summer School on Computational Misinformation Analysis 2019
Description:

The recent past has highlighted the influential role of social networks and other digital media in shaping public debate on current affairs and political issues. Disinformation and the hyper-partisan media distort societal debates, increase polarisation, and threaten participatory democracy. For instance, the surprising success of Brexit and Trump’s election has been, at least partially, attributed to the unprecedented weave of false information that in both cases have polluted online debate before the vote.

Building Open Science in Europe: The road ahead for the EOSC community

Start:
2019/06/20
End:
2019/06/20
Location:
Tallinn, Estonia
Link:
Building Open Science in Europe: The road ahead for the EOSC community
Description:

The eInfraCentral project invites current and potential users of the European Open Science Cloud, service providers from Research Infrastructures and e-Infrastructures, national and EU-level policy makers, and all other interested stakeholders to discuss further implementation steps for the EOSC. The workshop will highlight the achievements in the development of the EOSC Portal and will continue the discussion on how to build a user-centric EOSC and implement it across the EU Member States and Associated Countries.  

Summer School on Large Scale Text and Social Media Analytics with GATE

Start:
2019/06/17
End:
2019/06/21
Location:
Sheffield, UK
Link:
12th GATE Training Course: Large Scale Text and Social Media Analytics with GATE
Description:

The GATE training course will be held from 17-21 June 2019 at the University of Sheffield, UK. Early bird registration is available at a reduced rate before 1 May.

This event will follow a similar format to that of the 2018 course, with one track Monday to Thursday, and two parallel tracks on Friday, all delivered by the GATE development team. For more information about the schedule, course materials, travel, accommodation, local information etc. please see the FIG participants wiki.

Complexity72h Workshop

Start:
2019/06/17
End:
2019/06/21
Location:
San Francesco Complex, IMT Lucca, Italy
Link:
Complexity72h Workshop
Description:

After the successful edition of 2018, we are glad to announce the 2nd Complexity72h on 17-21 June 2019 at IMT Lucca. The workshop Complexity72h is an interdisciplinary event whose aim is to bring together young researchers from different fields of complex systems. Inspired by the 72h Hours of Science, participants will form working groups aimed at carrying out a project in a three-day time, i.e. 72 hours. Each group's goal is to upload on the arXiv a report of their work by the end of the event.

BIGSSS Summer Schools in Computational Social Science on Migration

Start:
2019/06/10
End:
2019/06/21
Location:
Cagliari, Italy
Link:
BIGSSS-CSS Summer School on Migration
Description:

The BIGSSS-CSS Summer School on Migration will take place from June 10 to 21, 2019 in Sardinia and will be hosted by the University of Cagliari in Sardinia (Italy).

SoBigData Workshop: From Game Theory to Computational Social Science and Beyond

Start:
2019/06/04
End:
2019/06/05
Location:
ETH Zurich, Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Link:
SoBigData Workshop: From Game Theory to Computational Social Science and Beyond
Description:

Jointly with TU Delft’s PhD Program "Engineering Social Technologies for a Responsible Digital Future“ and supported by the SoBigData project, Dirk Helbing and the Professorship of Computational Social Science (COSS) are running this workshop in order to bring together various strands of social sciences (economics, sociology, etc.), complex systems, network science, game theory, socio-physics and data science, to showcase recent scientific advances, and to identify synergies for collaboration.

Satellite on Quantifying Success at NetSci 2019

Start:
2019/05/27
End:
2019/05/31
Location:
Burlington, Vermont, USA
Link:
Quantifying Success - Satellite at NetSci 2019
Description:

During the past few years, the increasing availability of large-scale datasets that capture activities in scientific publications, patents, grant proposals, sports, enterprises, as well as social media activities has created an unprecedented opportunity to explore patterns underlying success.

Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge Workshop

Start:
2019/01/21
End:
2019/01/21
Location:
Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Link:
Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge Workshop
Description:

The D4R data challenge is an initiative of TurkTelekom together with Boğaziçi University and TÜBİTAK, to use CDR data to improve various aspects related to Syrian refugees in Turkey: education, healthcare, safety and security, labour, social integration. SoBigData participated in the challenge, in collaboration with Clermont Auvergne University, Paris School of Economics, The World Bank and Georgetown University. The results were presented in January at the D4R workshop.  
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